Mackenzie Dern Overwhelms Angela Hill In Extremely Lopsided Fight – UFC Vegas 73 Results (Highlights)

Dern was unstoppable in her headliner against Hill.

Dern Hill
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It’s striker vs. grappler at UFC Vegas 73!

In the main event, the high-volume Angela ‘Overkill’ Hill meets BJJ ace Mackenzie Dern. Hill will look to make it three wins in a row while Dern tries to bounce back from her last five-round loss to Yan Xiaonan.

Round 1:

Dern is quite aggressive early on, throwing multiple strikes at Hill. In turn, Hill ties her up in the clinch against the cage. Hill lands knees to the body while in the clinch. They separate. Dern showcases her striking before performing an inside trip of Hill but Hill ends up on top. They go back to work on the feet. Dern stuns Hill with punches which send her stumbling back. Dern seizes this opportunity and gets top control quickly. Dern tries to advance her position on the ground and looks to snatch up one of Hill leg’s. Dern abandons the leg lock and goes back to working on top, getting full mount. Dern fights for an armbar submission in the final seconds of the round.

CDS: 10-8 Dern

Round 2:

Dern throws wild, fast shots at ‘Overkill’ to begin the sequel round. The women go into the clinch for a moment but they break. Hill gets the back of Dern in a stand-up scramble. Hill doesn’t let this position go and she looks to sink in a rear-naked choke. But, she doesn’t get anywhere close to it as Dern herself is a master of submissions. Hill controls Dern in the clinch against the cage. They finally separate with two minutes to go on the clock.

They exchange a few strikes on the feet but Hill resorts back to the clinch. Hill lands a knee to the body. After this, both fighters don’t do too much from inside the clinch. They break with 30 seconds left. Dern and Hill go to head-to-head with strikes but end the round in the clinch once again.

CDS: 10-9 Hill

Round 3:

Dern throws a right hand but accidentally falls to her back as Hill is coming in. After a few seconds of having top position, Hill lets Dern get back up to her feet. Dern buckles Hill with strikes, but the fight hits the mat once more with Dern on her back. They get back up to their feet and work in the clinch. Dern then takes down Hill. Dern lands ground and pound from full mount. Dern gets the back of Hill and lands massive strikes from the dominant position. Dern yells with every strike she throws at the helpless Hill. Dern goes for an armbar but Hill refuses to quit. Dern punishes Hill with strikes to help her get the submission but Hill is saved by the bell. 

CDS: 10-8 Dern

Round 4:

Dern and Hill enter the clinch, with Hill winning their fight for positioning. They break and the fighters trade strikes. Dern controls Hill when they go into the clinch again. Hill gets the back of Dern in a speedy scramble to the ground. Dern reverses, ending the round with top position.

CDS: 10-9 Dern

Round 5:

Dern packs a punch at the start of the round, but it doesn’t take long for this fight to reach the mat again as Dern topples Hill. Dern lands effective ground and pound from side control. Dern lands a mix of elbows and punches on the grounded Hill. Dern continues her onslaught of Hill with even more strikes from top. Dern lands massive elbows before the final bell rings.

CDS: 10-8 Dern (total: 49-43 Dern)

Official result: Mackenzie Dern defeats Angela Hill by unanimous decision (49-44, 49-44, 49-43)

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Published on May 20, 2023 at 9:57 pm
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